While there’s much suspicion about the validity of Avatar’s box office performance due to inflated 3D ticket prices, the UK Film Council’s 2010 Statistical Yearbook paints a different picture. As reported by The Guardian, last year was the best ever in terms of box office takings and the second best year since 1971 in terms [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Film exhibition'
July 25th, 2010 · No Comments · British cinema, Film exhibition, Film industry, Stereoscopic films
January 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Film exhibition, Screenings
The Plaza which opened in 1939 is finally celebrating its 70th birthday in style with screenings of classic films from 1939, including 35mm prints of the Fleischers’ Gulliver’s Travels and Frank Capra’s Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, plus Gone With The Wind, The Wizard of Oz and Planet Outlaws (the 1953 feature version of the [...]
December 23rd, 2008 · No Comments · Film exhibition, Film technology
The premiere of the first Cinerama film, This is Cinerama, at the Broadway Theater on September 30, 1952, marked a turning point in film history. The three-projector process developed by Fred Waller spelled the end of the old Academy aperture format that had dominated filmmaking from its very inception, and was the first effective response [...]